As a busy engineering or computing student, you may not even realize all the resources available to you. The FIU College of Engineering & Computing has a Career & Talent Development office fully dedicated to students that offers a range of services and activities to develop your professional skills to go beyond the classroom and into the workplace.

We invite you to visit our location in EC 2852 and register with Career & Talent Development. We can then help you begin the process of evaluating your resume and career goals by consulting face-to-face with a career services professional.

We also maintain high-level contacts with local, national, and international recruiters who regularly recruit on campus.

Career & Talent Development is committed to helping you develop, implement and evaluate your career plans.

Registering for Handshake, entitles you to:

  • Find your dream job or internship
  • RSVP for career development workshops and career fairs
  • View upcoming employer information sessions and on campus interviews
  • Sign up for an appointment with a career coach, and much more!

Professional Development Services and Events

Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30am-6pm.  Our Walk In Program is offered Monday-Friday from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Quick Tips

Resume:

  • Easy-to-read & consistent
  • Recommend font:
    • Times New Roman/Calibri
    • 10 min. –12 max
  • Balanced margins & white space
    • 1 inch -.5 inches
  • Action verbs & keywords
  • No personal pronouns (I, me, my, etc…)
  • 1 -2 pages (preferably one page)
  • Highlight skills and achievements

Interviewing:

  • Know yourself
  • Know the employer and industry
  • Understand how you will “fit” in
  • Dress to impress
  • Be friendly and confident
  • Highlight your skills, experience, and interests
  • Ask questions
  • Follow up
  • Learn from your mistakes

Contacts

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Akeva Fraser

EC Career Advocate

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281

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Rafael Hernandez

Peer Career Coach

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281

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Jesus Garcia Jr

Graduate Assistant

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281

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Danny De Leon

EC Career Advocate

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281

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Emmanuela Stanislaus

Associate Director

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281

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Leandria Vickers

Coordinator and Coach

Contact

Phone: 305-348-1281